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Headlines for the Week of February 12, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • February 14: Informational session on certificate programs.
  • Class ranks and GPA cut-offs.
  • Elective courses subject to mandatory curve.
  • Counseling services.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Pass-fail election deadline.
  • Making up an incomplete grade.

Financial Aid  »

  • Spring 2007 disbursement schedule.
  • Graduate PLUS Loan repayment answers.

Student Services  »

  • Counseling services.
  • Student lounge feedback.

Career Services  »

  • Twin Cities Diversity in Practice reception.
  • 6th annual Norman Amaker Public Interest Law and Social Justice Retreat.
  • Institute for Justice Annual Law Student Conference on Public Interest Litigation.
  • PLI: Patent Bar information session.
  • Internships at the Alaska Public Defender Agency.
  • Sublet opportunities.
  • Join the International Trademark Association (INTA).

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Commencement information.
  • Class of 2007 composite photo dates.
  • Class of 2007 Gift Committee needs you!
  • The Office of Alumni Relations is looking for a student worker.

Scholarships  »

  • New! Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship - application deadline: February 15.


Academics & Student Programs
  • ASP small group petitions.

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • LADR applications due February 19.
  • Summer 2007 externship: Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM).
  • Appleseed seeking law student for Mundheim Fellowship.
  • Legal Externship Program information.
  • Summer 2007 externship: Illinois Attorney General's Office.
  • Summer and fall 2007 judicial externship information.
  • Paid public interest positions.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy -- Assistant Dean Lydia Lazar  »

  • All students are invited to join the Chicago Bar Association Chorus.
  • Donate your used legal textbooks.
  • ABA International Internships.
  • No new entries.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Windows Vista and Office 2007 information.
  • Print accounting system on KENTNET.
  • Free e-mail available to Chicago-Kent alumni at
  • How to transfer your existing Chicago-Kent e-mail to your new alumni account.
  • CLC Policies: Students are required to show C-K photo ID card for loaner computer equipment.
  • Computer acceptable use policy.
  • Windows Update.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4959.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.
  • equipment/purchase.php

Library  »

  • Spring library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • PowerDomes.
  • New movies in the library Law in Popular Culture collection.
  • Featured resource: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

LexisNexis  »

  • Get student-prepared outlines for your classes.
  • Submit your own outline to the LexisNexis Outline Bank.
  • Tip of the week.
  • LexisNexis representative contact information.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Public interest certificate program letters of intent available.
  • Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center seeks volunteers.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

  • Chicago-Kent's Institute for Law and the Humanities paper.

Institute for Law and the Workplace  »

  • February 14: Certificate programs informational reception.

Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • Research assistants wanted.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring 2007 building and library hours: Effective January 22.
  • Student employment.
  • Discounted public parking rates.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • DTC Bursarís Office hours.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • Upcoming CLE programs in 2007.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

Student Organizations: Click here for the template to use for creating Record announcement pages. More information is available on the About the Record page.

Student Bar Association  »

  • "Take a Break" - Government practice: Alumni/student panel discussion.
  • Bar and Gavel resumes and personal statements due February 16.
  • February 16 and 17: ABA Annual Spring Circuit Meeting.
  • Participate in Diversity Day on March 29.
  • Law Week schedule.

Christian Legal Society  »

  • February 13: General meeting at 12:45 p.m. in room 547.

The Commentator  »

  • First issue coming soon.
  • Faculty college photo match.
  • Next deadline: March 5th.
  • 2007-08 staff needed.

Hispanic-Latino Law Students Association  »

  • February 13: General interest meeting at noon.
  • February 16: HLLSA Social at Mambo Grill at 4 p.m.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • February 13: Copyright roundtable event - "Copyright in the Digital Age" from noon to 1 p.m.
  • February 13: Patent Bar information session #1 at 5 p.m.
  • February 15: Patent Bar information session #2 at 5 p.m.
  • February 23: Patent Law Interview Program application deadline.
  • February 28: Berkeley Technology Law Journal Writing Competition submission deadline.
  • 2Ls: Submit resumes for a patent summer job in Washington, D.C.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • February 14: Visit the KJF Valentine's Day bake sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the front lobby.
  • Interested in helping with the bake sale?
  • February 13: Learn about applying for a KJF Summer Fellowship at 5:15 p.m. in room 370.
  • February 14: Attend a tax software training from 3 to 4 p.m. in computer lab 760 to prepare for a volunteer event on February 17.
  • February 17: Volunteer with KJF and the Tax Assistance program at 7:30 a.m.

Military Law Society  »

  • February 15: Roundtable discussion with Major Friedland of the U.S. Air Force.

Student Hurricane Network  »

  • February 20: Fat Tuesday is coming!

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